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With attorneys practicing in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Chicago, London, Paris, Frankfurt, and Tokyo, Morgan Lewis has a sophisticated international private equity transactional and funds formation practice.
Our dedicated Private Equity Transactional Practice teams have depth in mergers and acquisitions, finance, and tax and the experience necessary for complex private equity transactions, including antitrust, employee benefits and executive compensation, environmental, real estate, and intellectual property.
The Private Investment Funds Practice capitalizes on the strengths of the firm’s Investment Management, Securities, and Tax Practices and the experience of one of the most recognized private investment funds teams.
Our responsiveness and comprehensive transaction management helps to distinguish us in the private equity field. Our transactional lawyers are business counselors who identify and solve issues in a commercially sensible manner. We take a proactive approach to private equity transactions, anticipating our client needs, and responding to requests with the immediacy and sense of urgency that reflect the value that our firm places on client relationships.
Morgan Lewis’s Private Equity practice has advised on:
- Tens of billions in transactions in the United States and abroad in the retail, technology, transportation, manufacturing, chemical, steel, automotive, and life sciences industries.
- Nearly 50 completed private equity transactions in the past two years with a combined market value in excess of $50 billion.
- Nearly 500 private equity and venture capital funds completed for general and limited partners in 2006.
Our Private Equity Practice teams have broad experience in structuring private equity acquisitions and financings, going-private transactions, recapitalizations, spin-off transactions, and co-investments. Our deal teams are experienced at deploying rapidly to conduct comprehensive due diligence.
International Private Equity
Our international teams in Frankfurt, Paris, London, and Tokyo enable us to service our global clientele on both local and crossborder matters. Their local market experience provides us with the expertise of multiple firms.